University of Iowa Athletics

Vinnie Wagner

Height 6-0
Weight 184 lbs.
Class Sr.
Hometown Osage, Iowa
High School Osage

2011-12 — posted a 9-12 record at 184 and 197 pounds, going 6-8 in duals and 2-4 in Big Ten duals… scored 18 team points in dual competition… posted a 4-2 record at Carver-Hawkeye Arena… placed seventh at Midlands Championships… earned the J. Donald McPike Award for highest senior GPA… earned the Mike J. McGivern Award for most courageous wrestler.

2010-11 — went 17-3 at 184 pounds… won titles at William Penn, Glen Brand and DuHawk Opens… placed second at Northern Iowa Open and fourth at Kaufman-Brand Open… pinned seven opponents and recorded one major decision… ended season on a nine-match winning streak… academic all-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2009-10 — posted a 9-6 record at 184 pounds… placed second at Kaufman-Brand Open while competing unattached… placed second at Wisconsin Open and fourth at Harold Nichols Open… also wrestled at Midlands Championships… his quickest season pin of 36 seconds ranked third on team.

2008-09 — did not compete.

2007-08 — redshirted… went 3-3 at 184 pounds while competing unattached… placed second at Jim Fox Open… also competed at Midlands Championships.

High School — won state title senior year, placing second as a junior and third as a sophomore and freshman… prep career record of 176-17 included 49-0 senior season mark… three-time conference champion… team won four conference titles and 2006 state dual title… set school records for most pins in a season (33) and career (101), and most wins in a season (49) and career (176)… four-year Ironman Award winner… team captain senior year and two-time team MVP… coached by Brent Jennings… four-year letterwinner in football, earning first team all-state honors… set school football records for most career touchdowns and most career rushing yards… 2007 Mason City Globe Gazette High School Male Athlete of the Year… National Honor Society and student council member.

Personal — born September 22, 1988… son of Mark and Becky Wagner… is cousin of former Hawkeye Trent Goodale (2003-06)… biomedical engineering major.

Overall Dual Big Ten Dual Dual Pts. Big Ten NCAA SV TB MD TF Pins Fastest
Year Record Record Record Scored Place Place W/L W/L W/L W/L W/L Pin
2009-10 9-6 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 0-0 0-0 1-0 0-1 2-3 0:36
2010-11 17-3 0-0 0-0 0 – – – – 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 7-1 0:48
2011-12 9-12 6-8 2-4 18 – – – – 0-0 0-0 2-3 0-0 0-0 – –
Career 25-21 6-8 2-4 18 1-0 0-0 4-3 0-1 9-4 0:36